Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 3:45pm
"Love That Doesn't Risk Isn't Love": Amid Immigration Chaos, Sanctuaries Flourish
As President Donald Trump escalates his anti-immigration policies and rhetoric, more and more spaces are standing up for undocumented immigrants. The Guardian reported Tuesday on libraries throughout the country launching initiatives to make their immigrant visitors feel welcome, from hanging...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Lawmakers Call on Trump to End 'Blank Check for War'
Lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to officially declare war against the Islamic State (ISIS) and submit a resolution to Congress that limits his war powers. Led by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), 12 House Democrats and one House Republican sent a letter to Trump that asks the president...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:15am
'Law Is on Our Side': Seattle Mayor Ready to Sue Trump for Answers on Immigration
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is ready to sue President Donald Trump if he keeps refusing to answer Murray's questions about his immigration policies, Politico reported Tuesday. The mayor is slated to use his State of the City speech Tuesday morning to announce plans to ask the Trump administration to...
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Monday, February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Norway Pledges Millions to Growing Anti-Trump Global Abortion Fund
Norway has joined a growing international initiative to counter President Donald Trump's global anti-abortion measure, signed in January. Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg announced over the weekend that the country would pledge an additional $10 million to support U.S.-backed charities...
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Monday, February 20, 2017 - 9:30am
Thousands Rally in NYC to Declare 'I Am A Muslim Too'
Thousands of people rallied in Times Square in New York on Sunday to express unity and solidarity with Muslims and protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The rally, officially titled "I Am A Muslim Too," was organized by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding—a coalition of...
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Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 11:00am
Hundreds Form 'Human Wall' in Mexico to Protest Trump
Hundreds of people in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico formed a "human wall" at the edge of the Rio Grande on Friday to protest President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. The demonstrators held up flowers and colored flags reading the word "Peace" and waved to residents of the neighboring town of El Paso...
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Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 8:45am
With Mulvaney in Place, Budget Office Preps 'Hit List' on Public Programs
With Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) confirmed to lead the White House budget office, the Trump administration is getting ready to follow through on plans to slash major domestic programs, the New York Times reported Friday. Work on President Donald Trump's first budget proposal has been delayed as...
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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:15pm
'Truths Not Tweets': Protesters Greet Trump at Boeing Plant
President Donald Trump was met with peaceful protesters in North Charleston, South Carolina on Friday as he gave a speech at a Boeing plant in his first visit to the state since winning its Republican presidential primary last year. Members of Indivisible Charleston, a local resistance group,...
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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 9:45am
'Egregious Cover-Up': After Ruling on Pruitt Emails, Dems Demand Vote Delay
Democratic lawmakers and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers are mobilizing against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt after a judge on Thursday ordered the release of thousands of emails between his office and fossil fuel companies—raising questions about whether the EPA nominee...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
ICE Raids May Scare Abuse Survivors Into Staying With Partners, Advocates Fear
President Donald Trump's mass immigration raids—which have swept up longtime residents with no criminal histories, including an undocumented immigrant with license to live and work legally in the U.S.—have also led to the arrest of a Texas woman obtaining a restraining order against an abusive...
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